The ASUS P8Z77-V PRO/THUNDERBOLT motherboard features the Intel Z77 chipset supporting the Intel LGA1155 3rd/2nd Generation Intel Core i7 Processors. ASUS is pleased to announce that the P8Z77-V PRO/THUNDERBOLT is equipped with the latest in I/O technology onboard, Thunderbolt, providing the user with an ultra-fast transfer speed of 10GBps, an amazing 2 times faster than USB 3.0. Thunderbolt also supports ultra-sharp resolution, using the DisplayPort to reach up to 2560 x 1600. Simple and flexible, Thunderbolt only requires one unified cable to transmit high-performance storage and video capturing devices, perfect to avoid messy cabling. Also, with the daisy-chain technology, the user can connect up to 7 high-speed devices without the use of any hubs or switches. With Thunderbolt onboard, one unified interface will satisfy every type of high-performance devices in the future!